Empower Texans Legislative Update

 

Unfortunately, the Texas State Legislature continues to be the place where solid, fiscally-responsible ideas go to die:

 

 

Hollywood Handouts Before Teachers And Taxpayers

 

Pop quiz: who do Texas’ lawmakers value more, liberal Hollywood movie-makers or retired teachers and taxpayers? We found out on the floor of the House during Thursday’s budget debate.

 

In a 108-37 vote, the Texas House rejected efforts to transfer money from Hollywood subsidy dollars — the “Film and Music Marketing” program — into the Texas Teachers Retirement System. You see, the teachers’ pension plan has an actuarial problem: it’s got This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

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